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Angelos G Paphitis

Employing a holding company as a family investment company: how does it compare to a family trust?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Given the strengthening of the rules on corporate tax avoidance, individuals must consider better estate protection strategies and undertake legitimate tax and tax avoidance planning.

Stephan Erbe

Senders' disclosure and information duties under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

This article discusses an insightful judgment of the Geneva first-instance court.

Yuming Wang

Publishing house awarded Rmb1.5 million in damages for trade dress copycat

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Commercial Press has published the Dictionary of Frequently Used Ancient Chinese Characters since 1979.

Guillermo Donadeu

Free-will principle in compulsory transfer of shares in limited liability companies

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In several decisions, the Department of Legal Affairs has outlined the limits of the free-will principle for shareholders when setting the procedure and requirements for the preferential rights for purchasing shares in attachment cases.

Fabian Huber

Court does not consider fabric masks to be medical devices

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The Hamm Higher Regional Court recently found that fabric masks do not constitute medical devices, regardless of whether they are displayed alongside medical face masks or whether the public attributes to them a protective effect against COVID-19.

Declan Groarke

Ireland's Immigrant Investor Programme – the allure of inward investment in return for residency

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Immigrant Investor Programme offers non-EEA nationals a route to residency in Ireland by offering four investment options to investors who satisfy certain criteria – namely, that they are of good character and have a minimum net worth of €2 million.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru